Fifth symposium of the NRS platform on animal models in pulmonary research
When: October 16th, 2015.
Location: David de Wied gebouw, M2.01, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG Utrecht, de Uithof.
9.45-10.15 hr. Welcome and introduction.
Gert Folkerts (Pharmacology, Utrecht University), Rudi Hendriks (Pulmonology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam) and Gerry Wagenaar (Pediatrics, LUMC, Leiden).
10.15-11.00 hr. Lung imaging.
- Visualizing allergic immune responses of the airway mucosa: Tibor Veres, MediCity Research Laboratory, University of Turku, Turku, Finland.
11.00-12.40 hr. Asthma and allergic airway disease.
- IL33 and TSLP involvements in influenza-induced exacerbation in a murine model of chronic asthma: Lara Ravanetti, Pulmonology, AMC, Amsterdam
- A combination treatment of olodaterol and tiotropium synergistically inhibits airway inflammation in a HDM rechallenge model of allergic airway disease in mice: Stan de Klein, Pulmonology, LUMC, Leiden
- The effects of oligosaccharides in a house dust mite induced asthma model: Kim Verheijden, Pharmacology, UIPS, Utrecht University, Utrecht
- Notch signaling in CD4+ T-cells is required in allergic asthma in vivo: Irma Tindemans, Pulmonary Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam.
12.40-13.10 hr. Lunch
13.10-15.10 hr. Lung infection.
- Local lymphoid tissues and immunity to pulmonary infection: Troy Randall, Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
- Pre-clinical testing of novel influenza vaccines: Guus Rimmelzwaan, Virology, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam
- The role of B cells in Mycoplasma pneumoniae colonization and infection in the murine respiratory tract: Patrick Meyer Sauteur, Pediatrics, Erasmus MC-Sophia Children's Hospital, Rotterdam
- Cell specific innate immune sensing during experimental bacterial pneumonia.: Alex de Vos, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam.
15.10-15.30 hr. Tea and coffee break
15.30-16.45 hr Perinatal Lung injury and remodelling.
- Pulmonary vasculature changes after an intra-uterine inflammatory hit in an extremely premature sheep fetus - moving to a more clinical model: Monique Willems, Pediatrics, MUMC, Maastricht
- Deficiency or inhibition of lysophosphatidic acid receptor 1 protects against hyperoxia-induced lung injury in neonatal rats: Xueyu Chen, Laboratory of Neonatology, Pediatrics, LUMC, Leiden
- Therapeutic implications of beta-catenin inhibition in airway smooth muscle, using the small- molecule compound ICG-001: Tim Koopmans, Molecular Pharmacology, University of Groningen, Groningen.
17.00-18.30 hr. Network meeting with drinks and Italian Buffet.
Please contact Inez van den Burg by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to register for the symposium. Please indicate if you stay for dinner at the end of the symposium.
NRS membership is mandatory. After that the attendance is free of charge!